Salli Pung, Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman, focus of The Patch's: "Top Michigan Long Term Care Expert Warns"

Mon, 06/07/2021

BRIGHTON, Mich.—(June 7, 2021)— Salli Pung, the State of Michigan's Long Term Care Ombudsman, has sent an urgent letter to Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, and other legislative leaders, expressing her "deep concern" that severely disabled survivors of auto accidents will suffer "a catastrophic loss of specialized care and services" if two new no-fault provisions are not addressed before they go into effect on July 1.

"The Michigan Legislature has the power to right this wrong while still maintaining the objectives set forth with the auto insurance reform of 2019," Pung says in her letter, dated June 3. "For survivors of catastrophic auto accidents waiting is not an option." The full article is here.